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Egyptian opposition in crisis

Almost a month after their poor showing in legislative elections, Egyptian opposition parties are embroiled in coups, divisions and scathing self-criticism.

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After Baghdad, is Cairo next?

US tanks begin to roll into the Egyptian capital, Cairo, and the city's Sixth of October bridge and the famous Nile corniche promenade are destroyed.

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The rich and the Brotherhood

When Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak addresses parliament on 17 December, it will be the first time in Egypt's history that 20% of the MPs will belong to the officially outlawed Muslim Brotherhood.

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Intellectuals claim Egypt poll fraud

Egyptian intellectuals and public figures from across the political spectrum have warned the government against the repercussions of election fraud and violence on democracy in the country.<?xml:namespace prefix = "o" ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /><o:p></o:p>

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Egypt awaits November vote

Egypt's first multi-candidate elections were hailed as historic, but observers say the defining moment for the nation's democracy could be the parliamentary elections in November.

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